Also on the youngish squad, former Chivas USA midfielder Sacha Kljestan and former Galaxy striker Herculez Gomez.
No Landon Donovan, of course, with the Galaxy still in the MLS Cup hunt.
Promising, if vacillating, defender Timmy Chandler returns to the U.S. squad for the first time this year.
The game against No. 9-ranked Russia kicks off at 7 a.m. Wednesday on ESPN2 and Univision.
Listen to Jurgen Klinsmann talk about the return of Jozy Altidore and more: